Gerontology & Geriatrics

Australians are living longer, but in need of more support

A study of pre-COVID-19 health data has found that Australians over 70 are living longer, but their impact on the health care industry is increasing, according to research by the University of Adelaide.

Medical research

New insights on polymicrobial infections in chronic lung diseases

Chronic lung diseases are often accelerated and exacerbated by polymicrobial infections. An international study team led by MedUni Vienna has identified two types of these so-called dysbioses in cystic fibrosis. They display ...


Dietary changes may help treat pulmonary hypertension

Blood vessels in the lungs aren't like the others in the body. This difference becomes clear in pulmonary hypertension, in which only the lungs' blood vessels stiffen progressively, leading to chronic lung disease, heart ...


Inhaled insulin could improve lives of patients with diabetes

Millions of people around the world live with diabetes mellitus. Many of them have medication and specific dietary management approaches to help them maintain stable blood sugar levels. However, recent innovations, such as ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New algorithm could provide early warning for asthma attacks

A University of Texas at Dallas researcher and his international colleagues have developed an algorithm that might one day provide early medical alerts about the onset of asthma attacks or other respiratory problems.

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